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hill. "today in the bay's" tracie potts is live in washington, d.c. this morning and chuck hagel, a controversial pick for that position but right now the questions are his biggest critics are they ready to move finally forward on a nomination for that final vote. >> senators john mccain and lindsey graham say they are and they will allow this to come to a floor vote. republicans blocked that almost two weeks ago. now it looks like we may see two votes today. one to let the process move forward and then perhaps a final vote on hagel's nomination despite the pushback he got from his own party from republicans, former colleagues here looks like they are ready to do that. the question is how quickly might that happen. republicans have the option of having 30 hours of debate first and we're still waiting to see whether they will forego that. >> i tell you what, nothing is ever easy on capitol hill and the secretary of defense leon panetta is trying to go into retirement back here home in california and of course expressing how frustrated he is with his holdup here. is he planning, ha
in hundreds of years. >>> they are due to vote in moving ahead with the confirmation of senator chuck hagel. after stalling the nomination for 12 days, late last night they said they would stop delaying the vote. if he is elected, he will replace leon panetta just days before massive cuts are due to hit the pentagon. >>> the building is at peer 27 and it will be the america's cup headquarters starting next month. this $90 million project will include arrays village, -- a race village and a place to dock all starting next year and ribbon cutting is set for early this morning. >> there are problems with the commute you should be aware of. and also the motorcycle crash is causing a big backup? >>> they are showing us a huge backup which has resulted in the two lanes being closed for a while and southbound is backed up out of hayward, the accident was near stevenson and the traffic is slow so if you are driving into the area you need to give yourself extra time and just getting onto the freeway you notice it's much more tight. again the lanes have been reopened and the two left lanes were close
toward a vote on the president's choice for secretary of defense. the republicans stalling chuck hagel's nomination for 12 straight days but recently signaled they would end their delay tactics making way for a vote possibly today. it appears hagel would get the necessary votes to be confirmed as secretary of defense. many republicans actually do not like hagel calling him too critical of israel and too compromising with iran. >>> it's 4:49. a joyride that lasted days. a bald eagle that escaped a local school finally home. we'll tell you what got her to come back. >>> plus, how this happened. this car upside down on top of a roof of a house in texas. stick around. >> that's much more exciting than anything on the peninsula right now. 101 through palo alto, smooth, light, easy drive. a check on an east bay crash coming up. >>> right now you are looking live at the port of oakland. always kind of a nice way to start your day. you can draw some electricity out of those to help jump-start you on this tuesday morning at 4:53. >>> people in china, people in one village giving a welcome to a
is scheduled to vote in two hours on whether to confirm chuck hagel as secretary of the defense. the foam republican senator is on track to win confirmation after a long political fight. g.o.p. lawmakers signaled monday that they would not hold up a vote. a final check on the accweather forecast, mike, it is nice. >> very pleasant if you like spring weather. this is the way downtown san francisco looks this morning. you can see the sun coming up and creating shadows but as we head to the afternoon hours, this is the way it will look. total sunshine. temperatures are running in the low-to-mid 60's in the bay and sunshine at the coast and breezy, you may need a jacket with brisk temperatures in the mid-to-upper 50's. >> here is the bay bridge, the metering lights are on and track is backing to the macarthur maze and back to the nasty nimitz we had a couple of early accidents, northbound at oak, that is cleared and traffic is recovering and it is very, very slow from about high street moving to the northbound direction and, southbound, the motorcycle accident clear, as well, and traffic is j
month. the senate is scheduled to vote today on whether to confirm chuck hagel as head of the defense department. the former republican senator is on track to win confirmation after a long political fight. g.o.p. lawmakerers signaled they would not hold up a vote if he is confirmed he would succeed panetta and take office just before budget cuts hit the pentagon. a new snowstorm is crossing the midsection creating havoc for resolution dens still digging out from last week's blizzard bringing heavy snow to kansas and missouri this morning. you can see in the live pictures how much snow is on the ground. they will have a tough job ahead of them. also, we have hurricane-force winds and these are conditions in kansas, and this is wichita. not many cars. a traffic nightmare on the roads, and so many drivers are strapped the national guard was called in. in albuquerque interstate 40 was shut down and truck drivers had to wait it out. >> it costs money to sit still or to run it much like this, empty. hopefully it is cleared. >> the winds were so strong in north texas it peeled bricks from th
. the republicans stalling chuck hagel's nomination for 12 days now but signaled they would end delay tactics making way for a vote possibly today. it appears hagel would get necessary votes to be confirmed as secretary of defense. many republicans just don't like hagel calling him too critical of israel and too compromising with iran. >>> let's check the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. it's 5:45. what are we in store for today? >> it is winter. >> do you need reminding? >> old man winter took off. do you know where he went? wichita, kansas, everybody. let's show you this video. they have a mean storm system and today we're expecting numerous flight delays and not just in the midwest. also in the deep south. they'll see quite a bit of snowfall in the midwest and deep south will deal with flooding. same system that brought us the rain last week blows up over the rockies. they'll deal with this today. make sure to check ahead throughout the day without delay with your carrier. these are places to check. wichita, st. louis, missouri, expecting delays here. chicago, atlanta, and d.c. as wel
to vote on proceeding with the confirmation of chuck hagel as secretary of defense. after stalling the nomination for 12 days, late last night, senate republicans said they would end their delaying tactics. now, if he's confirmed he would take the place of outgoing secretary of defense, leon panetta, just days before massive across-the--board cuts are due to hit the pentagon. the president is pushing lawmakers on capitol hill to reach a deal before those automatic budget cuts begin on friday. >>> as ktvu's kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, the president says republicans need to compromise. kyla? >> reporter: president obama warns that if lawmakers do not come up with a plan before friday, the country will have to dial with 8 $85 billion in cuts. house republicans passed legislation twice in recent months to make what they call common sense cuts. senate democrats ignored that and came up with a plan that includes raising taxes but republicans re-- refused to do that. they let taxes go up in january. mitch mcconnell just spoke on the senate floor, he said the
nominee chuck hagel. after republicans stalled his nomination, the former gop senator is now back on track to win confirmation and succeed leon panetta. >>> violence in civil war this morning as a massive explosion rocks damascus. this just hours after president bash bashar assad's regime said it was prepared to hold talks with the rebel forces. they are unlikely to talk to the government they accuse of mass atrocities. according to human rights watch, the syrian military fired several ballistic missiles into residential areas of aleppo, killing more than 140 people, including 70 children. >>> today marks 20 years since the first attack on the world trade center here in new york city. the car bombing back in 1993 killed six people and left more than 1,000 others injured. the names of those victims are now inscribed at the september 11th memorial and a ceremony will be held there today. >>> a desperate race against time near monterey bay in california after the coast guard received a series of distress calls from an unidentified family, the last one saying they were abandoning ship. it is b
chuck hegel is on track to lend confirmation. this comes 12 days after the nomination was thaw. gop signaled late monday that would in their delaying tactics. once confirmed, hagel will succeed defense secretary leon panetta just days before automatic, across-the-board budget cuts and scheduled to hit the pentagon. >> safety officials say more teenagers dying behind the wheel. a new report find that deaths of teenage drivers increased 19% for six months of last year. that is a reversal of a decade-long trend were of raw traffic fatalities declined to historical lows. the study finds the deaths are primarily among 16 and 17 year old. >> pollen season starting earlier this year in some parts of the u.s.. tree pollen is supposed to peak in march. grass pollen in the following weeks. but regions from the nation's capital to north texas off pollen count spike in february. here in the bay area, the tree pollen count is high right now. the most active pollens being cedar in juniper. researchers say if you are allergic, you will want to stay indoors during dawn and dusk when colin count is
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